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    developed by ICLEI European Secretariat

    The SMART SPP LCC-CO2 Tool helps procurers requisitioners carbon managers and energy managers as well as political decision makers to calculate the real cost of a good or service and at the same

    (1 Review) SMART SPP LCC-CO2 Tool

    developed by Simplifi Solutions Ltd

    The Simplifi Compliance software is an essential tool for business and compliance. The software provides a simple and cost effective management tool aimed at environmental legislation health and safety

    (3 Reviews) Simplifi

    CO2-Rechner PRO (in German)
    developed by KlimAktiv non-profit GmbH

    Smart tool for businesses willing to gain insight into their carbon footprint and the impact of their activities on the climate. The System provides a methodology to account for carbon emissions in

    (1 Review) CO2-Rechner PRO (in German)

    Footprint Reporter
    developed by Best Foot Forward

    Footprint Reporter is a quick and easy carbon footprinting tool to help organisations measure report and reduce their emissions. Sign up for free today at - Comply with government

    (5 Reviews) Footprint Reporter


    A tool that enables the user to define different scenarios and model policy interventions which then describes the resulting costs to the economy and carbon emissions impact

    (1 Review) DeCODE

    Integrated Resource Management (IRM)

    A tool that uses the key indicators of energy waste and accessibiility to provide an optimisation guide for development/regeneration

    (1 Review) Integrated Resource Management (IRM)

    developed by LCWO

    Quicksilver is a household carbon footprint calculator which covers domestic energy travel and lifestyle in a greater level of detail than most other calculators. It provides a useful graphical summary

    (1 Review) Quicksilver

    Defra's greenhouse gas conversion factors for company reporting
    developed by Defra

    These conversion factors are produced by the UK Government to help companies calculate greenhouse gas emissions from a range of activities including energy use and transport activities. These

    (1 Review) Defra's greenhouse gas conversion factors for company reporting

    developed by Hurley Palmer Flatt

    Getting your wind energy project up and running is a lengthy process and can look daunting. This website makes it easier to work through the STEPS that need to be taken. Tackle the 9 STEPS and you will

    (1 Review) Energy4All

    IDeA Sustainable energy benchmark and toolkit

    This does not calculate emissions but is a practical tool primarily for use by local authority practitioners responsible for energy and sustainability. Review your local authority’s current performance

    (1 Review) IDeA Sustainable energy benchmark and toolkit

    London Planners Toolkit

    The toolkit aims to provide planners and developers with an overview of the renewable energy technologies and their costs an understanding of planning requirements and methods for meeting them and

    (1 Review) London Planners Toolkit

    UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory National System
    developed by Defra

    Provides an independent estimate of the UK’s GHG emissions for reporting to the UNFCCC and is updated annually. Information from a wide range of sources is collected and analysed from national

    StarStarStarStarStar UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory National System

    IHS - EHS and Sustainability
    developed by IHS

    IHS has been helping organizations achieve their EHS and sustainability goals for decades with the most deployed enterprise software solution on the market. We are unique in our ability to bring together

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    Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standards
    developed by World Resources Institute

    Provides standards and guidance for companies and other organisations preparing a GHG emissions inventory. It covers the accounting and reporting of the six greenhouse gases covered by the Kyoto Protocol

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    EMEP / EEA Guidebook

    The EMEP/EEA Air Pollutant Emission Inventory Guidebook (formerly referred to as the EMEP CORINAIR Guidebook) is the European reference manual that provides guidance on estimating emissions from both

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    The emission factor database is a recognised library where users can find emission factors and other parameters with background documentation or technical references that can be used for estimating

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    USEPA Fire database

    The Factor Information Retrieval (FIRE) data system is a database management system containing EPA's recommended emission estimation factors for criteria and hazardous air pollutants. FIRE includes

    StarStarStarStarStar USEPA Fire database

    Local Sustainable Development Lens

    Designed for local authorities and their Local Strategic Partnership (LSP) partners the Lens is a voluntary basket of local indicators that provides a starting point - based around the national indicator

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    weADAPT Tools the collaborative platform on climate adaptation
    developed by weADAPT partnership

    While there aren't any silver bullets there are a variety of tools and methods which are helpful when working on adaptation. The tools and methods below are ones that have been developed through the

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    Character area climate change project

    Natural England's Character Area Climate Change project aims to identify the local responses required to safeguard our natural environment and our enjoyment of it. We looked at four specific Character

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